Dr. Anthony B. Petro, MD

Dr. Anthony B. Petro, MD

General Surgery | Male | 71 years old

As a general surgeon I am family oriented and believe in providing the highest standard...Read more

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Very professional caring and understanding. Takes the time to explain what needs to be done and why. Not one of these doctor's who do not listen and runs in the room and the right back out. This is my 2nd surgery that Dr Petro has done for me.
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      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Abscess
      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Hernia
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Acute Appendicitis
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
      • Appendicitis
      • Appendix Cancer
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Bile Duct Obstruction
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Biliary Cancer
      • Breast Abscess
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Cholangiocarcinoma
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colonic Volvulus
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
      • Duodenal Cancer
      • Endocrine Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
      • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatobiliary Cancer
      • Hepatocellular Cancer
      • Hernia
      • Hiatal Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Hypoparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Cancer
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Metastatic Cancer
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Parathyroid Cancer
      • Parathyroid Carcinoma
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Perianal Abscess
      • Pericolic Abscess
      • Perirectal Abscess
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rectal Abscess
      • Retroperitoneal Abscess
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spleen Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer, Familial
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Nodule
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
      • Abdominal Surgery
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adrenalectomy
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Biopsy
      • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Cystectomy
      • Distal Pancreatectomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Cyst
      • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
      • Excision of Lipoma
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
      • Excision of Stomach Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Excisional Biopsy
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrotomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoid Removal
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Biopsy
      • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
      • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Liver Biopsy
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Muscle Biopsy
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
      • Pancreatic Biopsy
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Parathyroid Surgery
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Partial Mastectomy
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Segmentectomy, Open
      • Sentinel Node Biopsy
      • Skin Biopsy
      • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
      • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
      • Sphincterotomy
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Surgical Biopsy
      • Temporal Artery Biopsy
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Whipple Procedure
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Mississippi

        Graduated in 1969

      • Internship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 1971

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Mississippi

        Completed in 1975

      • Undergraduate School
        Mississippi State University

        Graduated in 1968

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Petro's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Petro

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Petro's Care Philosophy

      As a general surgeon I am family oriented and believe in providing the highest standard of surgical care to all my patients as if they were my own family.